Coffee detox: quitting caffeine for a month

What I did and why In the last week of 2023, while listening to the Tim Ferriss podcast during a run, I got inspired to stop drinking coffee for a bit. The idea sounded like an interesting experiment to start of the new year. I decided to quit caffeine the next day and continue throughout … Read more

Training diaries: reflections on working with a coach

My big race goal for this year is running the West Highland Way Race. A 95 mile ultramarathon in Scotland. The race takes place in June and is my will be my longest and roughest race yet. To prepare myself as well as possible I decided to start working with a coach for the first … Read more

Race report: Egmond Half Marathon 2024

Introduction On January 14, I ran the Egmond aan Zee Half Marathon, a race I had eagerly anticipated for quite some time. Back in 2020, I had signed up for it, only to be sidelined by a twisted ankle a few weeks before the big day. That year, I stood on the sidelines, supporting a … Read more